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2 months ago

Amtrak working to restore train service after large mudslide north of New York City

Crews spent the weekend working to clear mud and debris covering the tracks in Westchester County.
2 months ago
Amtrak working to restore train service after large mudslide north of New York City
4 months ago

84-year-old completes lifelong quest to travel entire Amtrak railroad

After 80 years on the railroad, Nat Read has just completed the final quest of his journey, traveling all 21,400 miles of Amtrak's railroad.
4 months ago
84-year-old completes lifelong quest to travel entire Amtrak railroad
5 months ago

Amtrak cars derail after collision

An urgent investigation is underway after an Amtrak train collided with a water truck, jolting all eight cars off the track in Ventura County, California.
5 months ago
Amtrak cars derail after collision
5 months ago

Amtrak train derails after crashing into water truck

An Amtrak train has partially derailed after it crashed into an water truck on the tracks in Moorpark, California.
5 months ago
Amtrak train derails after crashing into water truck
5 months ago

Amtrak train hits vehicle

An Amtrak train collided with a water truck causing three cars to pile-up in California.
5 months ago
Amtrak train hits vehicle
7 months ago

1 dead after Amtrak train hits car on tracks in Mobile, Alabama: Police

Police say one person has died after an Amtrak train hit a car that was on the tracks at a Mobile, Alabama, rail crossing Wednesday night.
7 months ago
1 dead after Amtrak train hits car on tracks in Mobile, Alabama: Police
1 year ago

Delayed Amtrak Auto Train arrives 37 hours after departure

An Amtrak Auto Train detoured off its normal route due to the derailment of a CSX freight Monday night and was stuck while waiting for a new crew to arrive.
1 year ago
Delayed Amtrak Auto Train arrives 37 hours after departure
1 year ago

Amtrak train arrives after 37-hour odyssey

The 563 passengers and 333 vehicles onboard the train from Washington D.C. to Florida had been delayed for almost 20 hours.
1 year ago
Amtrak train arrives after 37-hour odyssey
1 year ago

Amtrak passengers stuck on train for more than 23 hours

ABC News’ Gio Benitez details the latest on the passengers who were stuck inside for nearly 30 hours, hundreds of miles from their destination.
1 year ago
Amtrak passengers stuck on train for more than 23 hours
1 year ago

Dramatic video shows Amtrak train slamming into semi-truck car hauler

A dramatic video captured the moment an Amtrak train slammed into a semi-truck hauling several cars in Oklahoma.
1 year ago
Dramatic video shows Amtrak train slamming into semi-truck car hauler
1 year ago

Amtrak train hits semi-truck in Maryland, no one injured

An Amtrak train departing from Washington, D.C., collided with a semi-truck in Maryland Wednesday evening.
1 year ago
Amtrak train strikes semi-truck in Maryland, no injuries reported
1 year ago

US heat wave may force delays in Amtrak service

Amtrak announced on Tuesday that there might be delays due to high temperatures. A civil engineer spoke to ABC News about possible solutions for the rail network.
1 year ago
Amtrak warns of delays due to high temperatures
1 year ago

NTSB investigating fatal Amtrak derailment that killed 4

Federal investigators have begun looking into how an Amtrak train collided with a dump truck in central Missouri, killing four people and injuring at least 150 others.
1 year ago
NTSB investigating fatal Amtrak derailment that killed 4
1 year ago

Investigators search for clues in Amtrak collision

Federal investigators revealed the dump truck that collided with an Amtrak train was traveling through an unguarded rail crossing.
1 year ago
Investigators search for clues in Amtrak collision
1 year ago

3 dead, at least 50 injured after Amtrak train derails in Missouri: Officials

The train, en route from Los Angeles to Chicago, had 243 passengers on board.
1 year ago
3 dead, at least 50 injured after Amtrak train derails in Missouri: Officials
1 year ago

Train derailment in Missouri injures at least 50 people

An Amtrak train carrying hundreds of people in Missouri derailed after hitting a dump truck, injuring at least 50 people.
1 year ago
Train derailment in Missouri injures at least 50 people
1 year ago

Passenger on derailed Amtrak train: 'Oh my gosh, this is actually happening'

Rob Nightingale, a passenger aboard an Amtrak train that derailed in rural Missouri, reacts to the ordeal.
1 year ago
Passenger on derailed Amtrak train: 'Oh my gosh, this is actually happening'
1 year ago

Amtrak train derails in Missouri, injuries reported

The train had 243 passengers on board.
1 year ago
Amtrak train derails in Missouri, injuries reported
1 year ago

3 dead, 2 injured after Amtrak train collides with car in California: Officials

Three people are dead and two others seriously injured after an Amtrak train collided with a car in California, officials told ABC News San Francisco station KGO.
1 year ago
3 dead, 2 injured after Amtrak train collides with car in California: Officials
2 years ago

1 passenger died in Amtrak train shooting

Police believe the shooter exited the train while it was stopped Lee's Summit, Missouri. No suspect is in custody and the investigation is ongoing.
2 years ago
1 passenger died in Amtrak train shooting
2 years ago

Amtrak train strikes car obstructing tracks

An Amtrak train struck a car that obstructed the tracks just north of Boston, officials said.
2 years ago
Amtrak train strikes car obstructing tracks
2 years ago

ABC News Live: Amtrak train collides with vehicle in Massachusetts

Plus, the omicron variant wreaks havoc across the U.S., and NASA launches the James Webb Space Telescope.
2 years ago
ABC News Live: Amtrak train collides with vehicle in Massachusetts
2 years ago

Video of Amtrack train slamming into a semitruck in Oklahoma

Five people were treated for minor injuries from the collision.
2 years ago
Video of Amtrack train slamming into a semitruck in Oklahoma
2 years ago

Video shows Amtrak train striking semi-truck

An Amtrak train coming from Fort Worth, Texas, struck a semi-truck near Thackerville, Oklahoma, leaving at least four passengers with minor injuries, according to Amtrak.
2 years ago
Video shows Amtrak train striking semi-truck
2 years ago

Amtrak crash survivor details 'miracle' escape, files lawsuit

Amtrak crash survivor details of "miracle" escape, files lawsuit. Train, derailment, crash, Montana, death, injured
2 years ago
Amtrak crash survivor details 'miracle' escape, files lawsuit
2 years ago

Couple celebrating 50th anniversary killed in Amtrak accident

Don and Margie Varnadoe were killed in the Amtrak train derailment over the weekend. The couple was on a special cross-country vacation to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.
2 years ago
Couple celebrating 50th anniversary killed in Amtrak accident
2 years ago

Investigation into deadly derailment of Amtrak train

Federal investigations are in rural Montana after a train carrying more than 150 people derailed late Saturday. Dozens have been reportedly injured and three people were killed.
2 years ago
Investigation into deadly derailment of Amtrak train
2 years ago

3 dead, over 50 injured in Amtrak train derailment

Three people died and many were injured in an Amtrak train derailment in Montana.
2 years ago
3 dead, over 50 injured in Amtrak train derailment
2 years ago

NTSB on scene of deadly train derailment in Montana

The 10-car locomotive was on its way to Seattle from Chicago.
2 years ago
NTSB on scene of deadly train derailment in Montana
2 years ago

Montana governor gives updates on Amtrak derailment

Gov. Greg Gianforte said all train passengers -- except for the five that remained hospitalized in stable condition -- have been moved out of the area.
2 years ago
Montana governor gives updates on Amtrak derailment
2 years ago

Amtrak train derails in Montana

ABC News’ Zohreen Shah shares the latest developments on the accident, which has left at least three people dead and many injured.
2 years ago
Amtrak train derails in Montana
2 years ago

Video shows aftermath of deadly Montana Amtrak train derailment

At least three people died after an Amtrak train derailed in northern Montana on Saturday, the Liberty County Sheriff’s Department confirmed.
2 years ago
Video shows aftermath of deadly Montana Amtrak train derailment
3 years ago

Amtrak seeks $75B in federal funds to expand rail network, add new routes

The company released its Amtrak Corridor Vision Thursday, detailing its 15-year plan to introduce 39 new routes to its network and add service to 160 new communities.
3 years ago
Amtrak seeks $75B in federal funds to expand rail network, add new routes
3 years ago

How 'Amtrak Joe' Biden's infrastructure push could put rail back on track in the US

What Joe Biden's massive infrastructure push could mean for rail in the U.S.
3 years ago
How 'Amtrak Joe' can revolutionize rail in the US
3 years ago

Amtrak collides with truck in Oakland

Cell phone video showed an Amtrak train slamming into a truck. The truck driver was able to jump out moments before the fiery crash. No passengers or crew members were injured on board.
3 years ago
Amtrak collides with truck in Oakland
4 years ago

Amtrak backtracks on $25,000 charge to wheelchair passengers, promises policy review

Amtrack said it's not going to charge two riders with wheelchairs $25,000.
4 years ago
Amtrak backtracks on $25,000 charge to wheelchair passengers, promises policy review
4 years ago

Amtrak worker killed while working on electrical line in New York

An Amtrak maintenance man was working on a transformer in the Bronx when he was killed from a power surge Thursday morning.
4 years ago
Amtrak worker killed while working on electrical line
4 years ago

Amtrak announces new non-stop service between DC and NYC

The Acela Nonstop will depart Washington Union Station and arrive at New York Penn Station with a total travel time of two hours and 35 minutes.
4 years ago
Amtrak announces new non-stop service between DC and NYC
5 years ago

Rescue underway for 183 Amtrak passengers stranded in Oregon

An Amtrak train with 183 passengers on board was stranded in Oregon for over 24 hours.
5 years ago
Rescue underway for 183 stranded Amtrak passengers
5 years ago

Amtrak train stranded with 183 people aboard

The Coast Starlight Train 11, traveling from Seattle to Los Angeles, came to a standstill near a tiny town in Oregon after hitting a tree that fell on the track.
5 years ago
Amtrak train stranded with 183 people aboard
5 years ago
Amtrak cars detach, stranding riders ahead of Thanksgiving
5 years ago

Amtrak train separates on tracks in New York

A New York-bound train got stuck near Albany when two of the cars separated, stranding passengers in the cold for over two hours.
5 years ago
Amtrak train separates on tracks in New York
6 years ago

Amtrak cars separate on Boston-bound Acela train

A passenger said the first class and quiet cars were impacted by the incident.
6 years ago
Amtrak train breaks apart en route to Boston
6 years ago

Amtrak train breaks apart on trip to Boston

All 52 passengers were uninjured; authorities are investigating the incident.
6 years ago
Amtrak train breaks apart on trip to Boston
6 years ago

Chaotic 911 calls released from deadly train accident

Police released the calls from inside the train to a 911 dispatcher moments after an Amtrak train on its way to Miami crashed head on into a freight train in South Carolina.
6 years ago
Chaotic 911 calls released from deadly train accident
6 years ago

Truck driver in last week's train crash was trying to go through a closed crossing, Amtrak president says

Amtrak's president talked about the deadly crash last week in Virginia.
6 years ago
Train crash last week happened when truck driver went into closed crossing: Amtrak
6 years ago

South Carolina Amtrak crash is the latest in a string of accidents over the past few years

Sunday's deadly crash in South Carolina was the latest in a string of Amtrak accidents.
6 years ago
Amtrak crash is the latest in a string over last few years
6 years ago

Amtrak train on wrong track in deadly crash; it says freight line controls signals

"The cafe car ... was completely folded in half," a passenger said.
6 years ago
Amtrak train was on wrong track in deadly crash, authorities say
6 years ago

New details on Amtrak crash that killed 2 people

A Miami-bound Amtrak train appeared to be on the wrong track when it collided with a freight train in South Carolina, killing two people and injuring 116, according to authorities.
6 years ago
New details on Amtrak crash that killed 2 people
6 years ago

2 dead after Amtrak passenger train collides with freight train in South Carolina

This is the second deadly train accident involving Amtrak in less than a week.
6 years ago
2 dead after Amtrak passenger train collides with freight train in South Carolina